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 2018-01-19 16:39 

Reuters

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Self-guided course helps women manage menopause symptoms at work...

(Reuters Health) - A self-help cognitive behavioral therapy program combined with relaxation techniques can ease working women's menopausal symptoms, according to a British study....

 2018-01-19 16:29 

ABC News (US)

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The Latest: Trump addressing March for Life from Rose Garden...

The Latest: Trump addressing March for Life from Rose Garden...

 2018-01-19 16:26 

Reuters

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U.S. health agency to issue religious objection regulations...

(Reuters) - U.S. health officials on Friday said they were revoking legal guidance issued by the Obama Administration that had sought to discourage states from trying to defund organizations that provide abortion services, such as Planned Parenthood....

 2018-01-19 16:16 

ABC News (US)

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US agency details enforcement of doctors' conscience rights...

US agency details enforcement of doctors' conscience rights...

 2018-01-19 16:16 

AP

US agency details enforcement of doctors' conscience rights...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's administration is spelling out how it plans to protect medical providers who refuse to perform procedures such as abortions because of moral or religious ......

 2018-01-19 16:03 

AP

School: Alabama third-grader dies from flu...

PIKE ROAD, Ala. (AP) — An elementary school-aged girl in Alabama has died from the flu....

 2018-01-19 15:45 

AP

Power Five conferences approve medical benefits extension...

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The five largest conferences in NCAA Division I have approved a measure requiring their schools to extend medical coverage for two years after athletes leave campus....

 2018-01-19 14:48 

ABC News (US)

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Peace be with you, but no touching: Flu season altering Mass...

Peace be with you, but no touching: Flu season altering Mass...

 2018-01-19 14:48 

AP

Peace be with you, but no touching: Flu season altering Mass...

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Widespread influenza across Maine has prompted the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland to alter some traditions to keep parishioners healthy....

 2018-01-19 13:45 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: How at-home workout classes are revolutionizing the fitness industry...

An instructor for the at-home cycling classes on Peloton appears live on...

 2018-01-19 13:33 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Young women using ADHD medicine up 700 percent over 8 years, CDC report finds...

The CDC called for more research on how these drugs affect pregnant women....

 2018-01-19 12:45 

AP

2 more deaths in North Dakota attributed to flu...

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State officials say two more people have died of flu-related complications in North Dakota....

 2018-01-19 12:27 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: More schools close across the US amid flu outbreak...

Officials report there have been 60,000 confirmed cases of influenza since December as the CDC prepares to release new figures on the impact of the flu outbreak....

 2018-01-19 12:18 

ABC News (US)

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Young women using ADHD medicine up 700 percent over 8 years, CDC report finds...

The CDC called for more research on how these drugs affect pregnant women....

 2018-01-19 11:00 

NY Times

The Weekly Health Quiz: Flu, Weight and Grief...

Test your knowledge of this week's health news....

 2018-01-19 11:00 

NY Times

What Is the Health and Nutritional Value of Mushrooms?...

Mushrooms are a "powerhouse of nutrition" and not a white food to be avoided, said one nutritionist....

 2018-01-19 10:10 

NY Times

Jimmy Kimmel Jumps Back Into the Health Care Debate...

Urging Congress to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program, Mr. Kimmel used a favorite character to illustrate his point: the petulant barista....

 2018-01-19 10:10 

NY Times

Jimmy Kimmel Jumps Back Into the Health Care Debate...

Urging Congress to fund the Children's Health Insurance Program, Mr. Kimmel used a favorite character to illustrate his point: the petulant barista....

 2018-01-19 08:41 

AP

Free health clinic this weekend in Baton Rouge...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A free health clinic opens in Baton Rouge this weekend offering people medical, dental and vision screenings regardless of their ability to pay....

 2018-01-19 08:04 

ABC News (US)

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Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco...

Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco...

 2018-01-19 06:10 

ABC News (US)

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China's birthrate dropped despite allowing 2-child families...

China's birthrate dropped despite allowing 2-child families...

 2018-01-19 05:13 

AP

Delegation: More mental health help needed for Puerto Rico...

BOSTON (AP) — The state's all-Democratic congressional delegation is pressing federal officials on efforts to address mental health challenges in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands following H......

 2018-01-19 05:07 

AP

Congressional delegation asks for tradeport to be in study...

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire's Democratic congressional delegation is requesting that the Pease International Tradeport be included in a nationwide health impact study on chemicals such as PF......

 2018-01-19 03:49 

ABC News (US)

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Mother: Care denied daughter left in cold in hospital gown...

Mother: Care denied daughter left in cold in hospital gown...

 2018-01-19 03:49 

AP

Mother: Care denied daughter left in cold in hospital gown...

BALTIMORE (AP) — The mother of a mentally ill woman who was left outside a Baltimore hospital on a frigid night wearing only a flimsy gown and socks says the 22-year-old daughter was denied care by......

 2018-01-19 01:49 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Woman says 12-year-old son who died had flu-like symptoms but test came back negative...

The CDC said the test can miss the flu up to half the time and doesn't give a complete picture....

 2018-01-19 00:51 

Reuters

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China births drop 3.5 percent in 2017 - China Daily...

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Births in mainland China fell by 3.5 percent to 17.23 million last year, the China Daily reported on Friday, citing figures from the country's statistics bureau....

 2018-01-19 00:31 

AP

Groups condemn attorney's crack down on pregnant drug use...

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Advocacy organizations have condemned the Big Horn County attorney's decision to crack down on drug use among pregnant women....

 2018-01-19 00:05 

NY Times

The G.O.P.'s Doomsday-Machine Politics...

Now Republicans are threatening to blow up children's health care....

 2018-01-18 23:23 

AP

The Latest: Freedom Caucus chair OKs budget resolution...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the debate over immigration and the budget (all times local):6:15 p.m.Rep. Mark Meadows, the Republican chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, says he's going to ......

 2018-01-18 22:47 

ABC News (US)

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Blood test to detect 8 cancers early gives promising results...

Blood test to detect 8 cancers early gives promising results...

 2018-01-18 22:45 

Reuters

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FDA plans more restrictive policy for bulk drug compounding...

(Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday said it is preparing a new, more restrictive policy targeting what drugs compounding pharmacies can produce that do not go through the agency's approval process....

 2018-01-18 22:34 

Reuters

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Canada's Ontario to stop putting the mentally ill in solitary confinement...

TORONTO (Reuters) - Ontario, Canada's most populous province, will stop putting people with mental illness in indefinite solitary confinement and begin phasing out segregation entirely amid growing pressure for Canadian governments to end treatment th...

 2018-01-18 22:19 

Reuters

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One surprising reason for more positive pregnancy tests this month...

(Reuters Health) - - Lots of couples in predominantly Christian countries may be looking at positive pregnancy tests this month at least in part because of cultural forces that encourage mating around major holidays like Christmas, suggests a recent study...

 2018-01-18 21:58 

ABC News (US)

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For rival camps in abortion debate, a weekend to mobilize...

For rival camps in abortion debate, a weekend to mobilize...

 2018-01-18 21:52 

NY Times

Young Women Are Using A.D.H.D. Drugs in Greater Numbers, C.D.C. Reports...

Since 2003, the percentage of women filling prescriptions for drugs like Ritalin has increased nearly fivefold in some age groups....

 2018-01-18 21:35 

ABC News (US)

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WATCH: Mixed welcome for Pennsylvania's 1st medical marijuana dispensary...

When Pennsylvania's first ever medical marijuana dispensary, Keystone Canna Remedies, opened its doors in Bethlehem on January 17, many welcomed its arrival with open arms, including former Philadelphia Flyers winger Riley Cote....

 2018-01-18 21:29 

AP

Florida Supreme Court disbars medical marijuana lawyer...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida lawyer was disbarred Thursday for telling clients it was OK to possess, use and grow marijuana for medical use — more than two years before Florida approved medic......

 2018-01-18 21:13 

Reuters

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Denial of abortion leads to economic hardship for low-income women...

(Reuters Health) - - Women who want an abortion but are denied one are more likely to spend years living in poverty than women who have abortions, a new study suggests....

 2018-01-18 21:02 

Reuters

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Gardening may help cancer survivors eat better, feel greater 'worth'...

(Reuters Health) - - For cancer survivors, three seasons of home vegetable gardening may increase physical activity, fruits and vegetables in the diet and also enhance feelings of self-worth, researchers say....

 2018-01-18 20:47 

AP

Vermont considering drug importation as way to save money...

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Senate is considering a proposal to save money on prescription drugs by importing drugs from Canada, where many are sold for a fraction of the cost in the United ......

 2018-01-18 20:47 

AP

Governors ask Trump, Congress to do more on opioid crisis...

CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — Less than three months after President Donald Trump declared the U.S. opioid crisis a public health emergency, the nation's governors are calling on his administration and ......

 2018-01-18 20:35 

Men's Health News

The Best Kitchen Accessories to Make Meal Prep Less Painful...

Save yourself some extra time this year...

 2018-01-18 19:47 

AP

Parents of 13 children charged with years of torture, abuse...

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — The parents of 13 siblings who were allegedly held in captivity in their family's Southern California home were charged Thursday with committing years of torture and abuse ......

 2018-01-18 19:47 

AP

Mental health experts to partner with Mason City police...

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Mason City Council approved a plan to have mental health experts assist the local police department on certain cases involving people with psychiatric issues in the hope......

 2018-01-18 19:06 

AP

Panel OK's bill to track substance abuse treatment efforts...

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky legislative panel has approved a bill to require health officials to track the success of state-funded substance abuse treatment programs....

 2018-01-18 18:40 

ABC News (US)

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Hospital groups creating company to make cheap generic drugs...

Hospital groups creating company to make cheap generic drugs...

 2018-01-18 18:38 

AP

Hospital groups creating company to make cheap generic drugs...

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Several major not-for-profit hospital groups are trying their own solution to drug shortages and high medicine prices: creating a company to make cheaper generic drugs....

 2018-01-18 18:24 

Reuters

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Being around natural greenery may cheer up even adolescents...

(Reuters Health) - - Exposure to trees and other greenery has been shown to stave off depression in adults, and a new U.S. study finds the same may be true for teenagers....

 2018-01-18 18:24 

AP

Lawsuit: Bad mental health care led to SC prison stranglings...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Families of two of the four inmates strangled in a South Carolina prison cell last April are suing the state, saying the prison provided woefully inadequate mental health care....

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